Summer School on Symplectic Topology    


July 4  - 8,  2005 at Muju, Korea



Main Lecturers


Givental, Alexander (U. of California at Berkeley)

Oh, Yong-Geun (U. of Wisconsin at Madison & KIAS)

Ono, Kaoru (Hokkaido U.)

Stipsicz, András (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)



Tentative Schedule



Mon (July 4)

Tue (July 5)

Wed (July 6)

Thu (July 7)

Fri (July 8)

9:30- 10:40

A. Givental

K. Ono

A. Stipsicz


K. Ono

A. Stipsicz


M.K. Kim

K.-H. Yun

Y. Rollin (10:10-11:00)

C.-H. Cho

K. Ono


Y.-G. Oh

A. Givental

Photo Session (11:10)

A. Givental



A. Stipsicz

Y.-G. Oh

Mountain Climbing (11:30- )

Y.-G. Oh



 Banquet (6PM)




Speakers of Contributed Talks


Cho, Cheol-Hyun (Northwestern U.)

Kim, Min Kyu (KIAS)

Rollin, Yann (MIT)

Yun, Ki-Heon (Seoul National U.)


* Accommodation: Muju Resort Family Hotel (Silver or Gold)

– Tel. 063-320-7830~4

* Seminar Room: Stubaital Room (Mon. Tue. Wed.) B1

                         and Mozart Room (Thur. Fri.) 1F at Hotel Tirol

* Direction to Muju Resort

* Banquet: Thursday 6 PM

* Direction to KIAS

* An exclusive bus will be arranged for Muju and KIAS.

   July 3, KIAS main building, 15:00

   July 8, Muju Resort, 14:00

   The fare is 30000 Korean Won (about 30 US dollars) for round travel.

* There will be a pre-summer school on June 30 and July 1 for beginners.




Joe, Dosang (Konkuk U., dosjoe(a)

Kim, Bumsig  (KIAS, bumsig(a)

Park, Jongil (Seoul National U., jipark(a)




Passport and Visa

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